4.45 GB | DVD | 704x480 | 01:06:54
Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist Mike Stern has been in the public eye (and ears) since he was a member of the Miles Davis Band in the early '80s. His prolific performances and recordings have earned him recognition as one of the best and most popular contemporary guitarists today. This, his first instructional video, includes four live performances by Mike and his band at the 55 Bar in New York City, the historical club in which Mike has played for over 15 years, accompanied by many great musicians, including
2.33 GB | DVD | 352x576 | 01:24:54
From bebop heroes Sonny Rollins and Charles Mingus to fusion superstars Chick Corea and John McLaughlin, Coryell's guitar playing has graced the recordings of the hottest stars in Jazz, making him a guitarist of huge reputation and respect. In this three-part DVD series Coryell analyses his own Jazz perspective, providing an empirical method of solo and chord improvisation.
2.43 GB | DVD | 704x576 | 01:30:54
This video features one of the world's premier jazz guitarists, Barney Kessel, teaching improvisation concepts. It includes playing what you hear, fills, turnarounds, the building blocks of improvisation, and of course, the blues.
10.7 GB | DVD | 720x480 | 03:40:54
(3-DVD set) Leave it to John McLaughlin to revolutionize how guitar improvisation is taught to the masses. This is the Way I Do It is a DVD landmark. It is the first music instruction DVD to use the full capabilities of the medium. Displayed for all of the chapters are three camera views, the left-hand, the right-hand and a score so that the player can follow along.
750 MB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 60 min
Gambale demonstrates his technique with diatonic scales, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, and triads, playing each slowly and then at lightning speed. DVD special features include tuning segment, video performance with Allan Holdsworth and John Scofield, Concert with Class preview, Frank Gambale catalog, and Internet connectivity.
350 MB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 70 min
Quartal harmony deals with guitar chord shapes and chord voicings that are built in 4ths rather than 3rds. This type of harmony is used by pianists and guitarists alike and utilizes voicings that can be used in many settings. Quartal voicings, and their inversions, are displayed in the DVD's accompanying chart with very clear diagrams
700 MB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 91 min
Let the undisputed "King of Swing" bring a personable and relaxed approach to the serious business of creating flowing and swinging guitar lines. In this one-hour video, Herb uses the 12-bar blues progression as a background while he discusses and demonstrates some favorite lines that have made him part of jazz guitar history. Herb takes you through tuning, chord formations
700 MB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 50 min
Jazz guitar sensation John Pizzarelli plays ten original jazz compositions. Performing is John Pizzarelli on seven-string guitar, Ray Kennedy on piano, and John's brother Martin Pizzarelli on bass. Selections include: Email Special; Eps Frets (Tribute to George Van Eps); St. Louiselle; After You've Gone; Seven on Charlie (Onward Charlie Christian Soldiers); Just a Skosh; Rosslyn; John's Blues; Oh, How My Heart Beats for You; and Splendid Splinter.
500 MB | MPEG2 | 720x480 | 91 min
On improvisation shows critically acclaimed Scofield in a clinic format covering such topics as the use of seventeen major modes and scales, chromatics, passing tones, soloing, picking techniques, and various approaches to improvisation-all demonstrated with ample playing.